CTA: Experiences Matter More Than Tech for VR

Consumers who are already familiar with virtual reality are already in the fold with the technology, but it’s the experiences of VR — not the tech itself — that need to be the focus, if VR is to have a future. That’s according to a new report from the Consumer Technolo... More

RSA Round-Up: Dell CEO Emphasizes Security Importance; AI Hyped, Scrutinized

At the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco, Dell Technologies CEO Michael Dell made a surprise appearance Feb. 14, and made it clear to those attending: security is more important than ever to businesses in today’s digital world. That’s according to a report from CRN, w... More

TiVo CEO: Samsung Licensing Deal Provided a Lift in Q4

The wide-ranging intellectual property licensing deal that TiVo recently signed with Samsung Electronics gave TiVo a revenue boost in the fourth quarter (ended Dec. 31), according to the company. TiVo shares were up more than 12% at $21.40 in afternoon trading Feb. 16, after ... More

IBM Delivers Watson for Cybersecurity, Powering Cognitive Security Ops

IBM Security has announced the availability of Watson for Cyber Security, the industry's first augmented intelligence technology designed to power cognitive security operations centers (SOCs). Over the past year, Watson has been trained on the language of cybersecurity, inge... More

Verizon Enterprise: Data Breaches Becoming More Complex, Pervasive

Data breaches are becoming more complex and are no longer confined to just the IT department, but are now affecting every department within an organization. Each breach leaves a lingering, if not lasting imprint on an enterprise, finds the 2017 Data Breach Digest. As we found ... More

M&E Journal: Bringing VR To Hollywood

By Mario M. Kenyon, Francine Marchetti, Furious M - Virtual reality (VR), is the NEW big thing for narrative storytellers and production studios. For live action and animation, the process of creating quality VR starts with the story — which impacts almost every single part ... More

Google Cloud Exec: Many Companies Interested in Moving to the Cloud, But It’s Still Early Days

Alphabet is seeing a growing number of companies looking to shift to cloud storage of their data, but we’re still in the very early days of companies across all industries actually shifting to the cloud, according to Diane Greene, SVP of Google Cloud at Alphabet. A growing ... More

M&E Journal: HDR’s Potential as a Revolution for Content Protection

By Harrie Tholen, NexGuard — Piracy has long plagued the content industry, from camcorder-toting movie theater attendees to re-streaming and torrent networks. The Motion Picture Association of America estimates that piracy costs the global content industry a whopping $6.1 ... More

Paramount Execs: Filmmakers Catching up to Home Entertainment Tech

HOLLYWOOD — Ed Hoxsie, SVP of worldwide product production and fulfillment for Paramount Pictures offered up this assessment of home entertainment technology today: “We’ve gotten to the point where the technology in the home has exceeded the capabilities of what the [film] ... More

Microsoft Azure Exec: Global Political Issues Impacting Cloud Conversations

Recent political situations in countries including the U.K. and U.S. have had a “very material impact on the cloud conversations” that Microsoft has been having with customers, according to Julia White, corporate VP for Microsoft Azure cloud marketing. Those conversations ... More

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